CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police are searching for a driver who hit and took down a traffic signal at a Chula Vista intersection late Sunday night.
According to Chula Vista Police, officers were called to Palomar Street and 5th Avenue at around 11:30 p.m. in response to a reported single-vehicle crash.
Officers arrived to find a traffic signal down across the lanes, with a car lodged against a barrier with its back tires in the air.
Police said the driver was nowhere to be found after the collision, but a passenger was still inside the car.
ABC 10News learned the passenger informed police that he was asleep when the crash happened. He was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.
A description of the driver was not immediately available.